03/19/2011 04:03 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Highlights This Week: Palin, Protests and Porn

This week on HuffPost Arts has been both inspiring and a bit of a downer. On one hand, a young girl overcame having no fingers on one hand to play the piano beautifully and blogger James Elkins wrote about the most beautiful painting in the world.On the other hand, Sarah Palin called the National Endowment of the Arts frivolous and the House voted to stop funding to NPR, putting the arts in a national state of emergency. Here are some highlights, in case you missed them.

Highlights This Week